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Careem admits to data breach, affecting 14 million users

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Ride-sharing platform Careem says hit by cyber attack with data of up to 14 million users stolen Careem, Middle East’s popular ride-hailing app, was hit by a cyber attack that compromised the data of 14 million users, the company confirmed in a blog post. The company learned of the breach, in which access was gained to a computer system that ... Read More »

Pakistan considers NATO offer to ship Afghan supplies through Gwadar Port

Pakistan has considered the safest and cheapest route to resupply NATO troops Pakistani authorities are considering North Atlantic Treaty Organization – NATO’s offer to use Afghan supplies through Gwadar Port. According to Pakistan authorities, the US-led NATO military coalition in Afghanistan has offered to import vital supplies vital supplies by the southwestern port of Gwadar, contacting it a lot shorter and economically ... Read More »

Lahore’s rickshaw drivers challenge Uber, Careem with new Awami Sawari app

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The rickshaw drivers have decided to incorporate modern technology in their work to compete in market A representative body of the rickshaw drivers, Awami Rickshaw Union, has launched an online service to ensure that they do not lose their share in the local transportation sector. These ride hailing services recently introduced in Pakista include Careem and Uber that have taken ... Read More »

CM Khattak broke ground of Bus Rapid Transit System in Peshawar

CM Khattak broke ground of Bus Rapid Transit System in Peshawar

Provincial Govt seeks comfortable transportation to the residents of Peshawar through BRT Project Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak performed groundbreaking of Bus Rapid Transit System at provincial capital Peshawar. The twenty six km long Rapid Bus Transit System will begin from Chamkani and terminate at Hayatabad and the project is supposed to provide world class transport facility to 400,000 passengers daily basis. ... Read More »

Pilot-less flying taxi coming to Dubai this summer

Pilot-less flying taxis coming to Dubai this summer

EHang 184, autonomous aerial vehicle can transport one passenger weighing up to 100 kilograms along with a small suitcase DUBAI (United Arab Emirates) – The road and transport authority of Dubai plans to launch pilot-less flying taxi service this summer. EHang 184, an autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) designed by a Chinese company. EHang 184 autonomous aerial vehicle is displayed at ... Read More »

Hyperloop train to connect Dubai and Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes

Futuristic Hyperloop train can travel from Dubai to Abu Dhabi at 500mph

A trip that takes over 2 hours on the bus and an hour on high-speed rail will now take only 12 minutes thanks to Hyperloop Hyperloop One, a United States Company, has agreed a deal with United Arab Emirates to evaluate building a new 500mph train to Abu Dhabi, which would travel 150km in just 12 minutes. The journey of 159.4 ... Read More »

Careem partners with NEXT Inc. to launch self-driving electric pods

Careem to bring ‘self-driving electric pods’ to the Middle East

Driverless pods might be the future of public transportation as Careem partners with NEXT Future Transportation to launch self-driving electric pods in UAE Dubai-based ride-hailing app Careem, announced that it has signed a strategic partnership with Next Future Transportation Inc. to bring driverless transportation solutions to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The deal, described as a strategic partnership ... Read More »

BMW, Intel and Mobileye team up to bring self-driving cars by 2021

BMW, Intel and Mobileye have teamed up for the development of self-driving car technology that will be used for BMW's iNext autonomous electric vehicle. Photo: Intel Newsroom

BMW, Intel, and Mobileye are joining forces to produce self-driving cars which will possibly hit the streets by 2021  BMW AG, Intel Corp. and Mobileye NV are working to develop self-driving vehicles as future mobility concepts become a reality, the companies announced in Munich on Friday. The three leaders from the automotive, technology and computer vision and machine learning industries are ... Read More »

World’s longest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland

World's longest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland

The new Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland is the world’s longest train tunnel running at 57 km long under the Alps. It took 17 years to build and replaces Japan’s 53.9km Seikan tunnel The world’s longest and deepest rail tunnel, Gotthard Base Tunnel, opened in Switzerland on Wednesday, nearly seven decades after it was first proposed and 17 years after construction ... Read More »

Dubai fast moving towards a self-driving future

Dubai fast moving towards a self-driving future

Dubai, already home to the world’s tallest building, is looking to get ahead by getting out of the driver’s seat. Dubai has adopted a smart self-driving transport strategy by which, 25 percent of all the vehicles by 2030. Sheikh Mohammad said, ‘By 2030, 25 percent of all transportation trips in Dubai will be smart and driverless. The strategy is projected ... Read More »

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